This Social Worker will be assigned duties in the ER as well as the Acute Wards. These areas service Veterans with a myriad of physical and emotional issues that are complex and emotionally charged which require a high degree of clinical knowledge and sharp interviewing skills. The tempo is fast paced and requires interface with medical doctors, psychiatrists, psychologists and nurses. Independent judgment is needed in making sound, best practice clinical decisions.
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.